Imperial Expands European Footprint With UK Acquisition

GRAND RAPIDS (April 29, 2015)—Imperial, parent company to DAC Patient Recruitment Services, ClinicaLingua Translation Services, and Imperial Graphics, is announcing the addition of Four Point Printing Limited to its family of companies. Located in Shepperton in the United Kingdom, Four Point has specialized in the production of printed clinical trial and regulatory materials since 1979. “For more than a decade, Imperial has been supporting clinical research in the EU through its sales office and strategic partners,” said Steve Swanson, president of Imperial. “We are committed to expanding our production capabilities and global footprint. Four Point’s capabilities are complementary with those of Imperial and allow us to further support our clients and their EU sites. Four Point allows us to improve our EU delivery times and our competitiveness.” “The synergies were obvious to us,” commented Mike Griffiths, the director of operations – UK at Four Point and its prior director. “We fit seamlessly into Imperial’s plans for expansion in the EU. We are thrilled for what this means for our current and future clients.” “Over the next several months, Imperial will be integrating systems and investing in infrastructure at Four Point,” Swanson said. “We will be expanding the capabilities in Four Point’s facilities to support both DAC Patient Recruitment Services and ClinicaLingua Translation Services. Four Point’s focus during this time will be servicing existing clients and successfully implementing changes related to the acquisition. Our clients are accustomed to a certain experience when working with any of our companies, and we want to ensure that will continue wherever they are interacting with us.” About Imperial The Imperial family of companies is a clinical research support organization comprising DAC Patient Recruitment Services, ClinicaLingua Translation Services and Imperial Graphics, three vertically integrated brands focused on patient recruitment, translation services and site material production and fulfillment. Working in synergy, the Imperial family provides start-to-finish clinical trial solutions with the power of three companies through the convenience of one contact and one contract. | 800.777.2591 About Four Point A specialized pharmaceutical printing company for more than 35 years, Four Point leverages four points (quality, service, value and speed) to meet the unique needs of the pharmaceutical industry. With a drive to always do better, whether it be regulatory printing, CD/DVD burning, distribution or anything else its clients may need, Four Point has the experience and know-how to simplify projects. | +44 1932 259890